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Minister Dlodlo to host a Christmas party for orphaned and vulnerable children in Bitou

Over 100 children from foster homes, orphanages and special needs centres will join the Minister for the Christmas lunch

Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo will host vulnerable children who are disabled and orphaned in the Bitou Municipal area, Western Cape. Over 100 children from foster homes, orphanages and special needs centres will join the Minister for the Christmas lunch. Breaking Barriers to Entry Graduation…

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Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster to host an Imbizo in Hillbrow

The imbizo programme is part of the cluster’s effort to fight crime and ensure that all people living in South Africa feel safe

The chairperson of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster, Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will lead a delegation of Ministers and Deputy Ministers on an imbizo programme to Hillbrow in Johannesburg. The imbizo programme is part of the cluster’s effort to fight crime and ensure that all people living in…

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Minister Pandor and Dr Carolissen to brief media on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) 2019 Application Cycle

The briefing will focus on the total number of the applications received for 2019 as well other relevant information

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mrs Naledi Pandor, and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen will brief media on the NSFAS 2019 application cycle. The briefing will focus on the total number of the applications received for 2019 as well other relevant information…

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Media Advisory: Invitation to Joint Media Briefing for the Unveiling of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The Minister will be joined by leaders of the women’s movement from across various sectors addressing Gender-Based Violence

The Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Minister Bathabile Dlamini, invites members of the media to a joint press briefing to introduce the 2018 events for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign Against Violence on Women and Children. The Minister will be joined by leaders of the women’s movement…

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Deputy Minister Buti Manamela to lead a Youth Expo in Emalahleni

This programme is in line with the goal of the National Development Plan, which is to contribute to a skilled and capable workforce to support inclusive growth

Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training, Mr Buti Manamela, will launch the National Skills Fund (NSF) youth outreach programme in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga Province. The outreach is aimed at out-of-school youth in townships and rural areas and will give young people a platform to engage with the department and learn…

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Media Advisory: President Ramaphosa to formally launch Anti-Gang Unit

The Anti-Gang Unit made up of members from specialised units aims to dislodge and terminally weaken the capacity of the gangs where they are prevalent across the country

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister of Police General Bheki Cele will tomorrow, Friday, 02 November 2018, formally launch the Anti-Gang Unit in Hanover Park, Cape Town. The Anti-Gang Unit made up of members from specialised units aims to dislodge and terminally weaken the capacity of the gangs where they are…

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Global Poverty Eradication Initiatives and Measurement of Poverty to be reviewed

The official opening of the gathering will be addressed by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Ministers, Vice Ministers, Heads of Statistics, policy-makers from national governments as well as regional and international agencies, will gather at the 6th Annual High-Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) to be held from 30 October to 1 November 2018. This High-Level Meeting which comprises participants from 55…

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Robert Sobukwe Exhibition Launch and Seminar at Freedom Park, Pretoria 31 October 2018

The Seminar will focus on issues that affect South Africa today, issues such as Land, Education and the Justice System which were also pertinent to the late stalwart

Freedom Park, an Agency of the National Department of Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Robert Sobukwe Trust, and the Masingita Foundation will commemorate the life of the former Robben Island political prisoner, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe through a Seminar and an Exhibition. The Seminar will focus on issues that…

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Minister Bathabile Dlamini responds to Media Statement by #TheTotalShutdown

The Minister urges all women of South Africa to learn from history

The Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Minister Bathabile Dlamini, has noted the media statement by #TheTotalShutDown titled “Continued Over-Politicisation of Gender Based Violence issues by Government.” In the statement, the group raises three allegations as ‘concerns’, namely: “blurred lines between Party and State,” “political posturing,” and “covert electioneering.”…

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Minister to meet the Namibia’s Minister of Urban and Rural Development to discuss matters of common interest

In attendance as part of the delegation of the Minister was, Dr Vuyo Mahlathi, the Chairperson of the High Level Panel on Land Reform appointed by the President

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will meet with Namibian Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Dr Peya Mushelenga, to discuss matters of common interest on Rural Development and Land Reform. The courtesy visit of the Namibian Minister emanates from the Land conference that Namibia held…